The application deadline for fall 2015 has been extended until further notice. Please contact health sciences admissions if you are interested in applying for echocardiography at 252-493-7473 or email@example.com.
The Echocardiography curriculum provides the individual with the knowledge and skills necessary to acquire, process, and evaluate the human heart using high frequency sound waves to produce images of the heart.
Course work includes effective communication and patient care skills combined with a knowledge of physics, human anatomy, physiology and pathology all of which are essential to obtaining high quality sonographic images.
Graduates may be eligible to apply to the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers for examinations in physics, cardiovascular physics and adult echocardiography. Graduates may find employment in hospitals, physician's offices, mobile services, and educational institutions.